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JFK Health System is a non-profit organization that encompasses a wide array of services and facilities serving residents in the Central New Jersey region. The system includes a comprehensive acute care hospital JFK Medical Center, nationally recognized inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation centers, nursing and rehabilitation facilities and specialized treatment programs including the JFK New Jersey Neuroscience Institute. At JFK Health System, we partner with our employees to create a work environment that delivers high quality patient and resident care. We look for employees who are highly skilled, offer a human touch and bring their best self to work everyday. At JFK Health System, we are committed to excellent benefits, competitive salaries, generous time-off and career advancement. Our goal is to attract and retain a motivated, talented and dedicated workforce.

Outpatient Medical Coder - Non Certified - 00863-7507

Job Description

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 Job Title: Outpatient Medical Coder - Non Certified - 00863-7507
 Company Name: JFK Medical
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: EDISON, NJ, United States
 Department: Health Information Services
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: M-F 8 - 4:30
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: High School/GED
 Job ID: 2013-002282
 Date Posted: Sep 25, 2013
 Years Experience: 1
 Job Category: Clerical / Administrative
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  Complete Description

The Outpatient Medical Coder is responsible for the abstracting, coding, and interpreting outpatient services for professional and or facility billing. This position uses coding knowledge to abstract and record data from medical records and provides support to areas related to documentation and coding. Maintains compliance with both external regulatory and accreditation requirements, and with State and Federal regulations. Utilizes the physician query process to obtain/validate missing information and/or discrepancies for clarification of documentation for accurate code assignment.

Minimum of 1 year Coding and APC experience in acute care setting preferred. High School Diploma or Equivalency, Courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, ICD and CPT coding.PC literate. CCS or CCP preferred.